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Marks and Spencer Frome Simply Food

14-15 King Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BT

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Introduction

Public Transport and Parking

  • Public Transport View
    • There is not a bus stop within approximately 150m of the store.
    • The nearest train station is Frome.
  • Parking View
    • The store has its own car park.
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Information including payment terms, is provided at the entrance to the car park, to make it clear whether or not free parking is available to Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located on Saxonvale.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked/signposted.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 380cm x 610cm (12ft 6in x 20ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 33m (36yd 3in) from the King Street entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 49m (53yd 1ft) from the King Street entrance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Customers do not have to cross a road between the car park and the store.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Approach (King Street)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is block paving, which is uneven in places.

Outside Access (King Street)

  • This information is for the entrance located on King Street.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • Entrance Details View
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Approach (Car Park)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is tarmac and block paving, which is uneven in places.

Outside Access (Car Park)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Saxonvale.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp/slope.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
    • The width of the ramp is 144cm.
    • The ramp/slope does overcome the step(s).
  • Step Details View
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is/are 4 step(s) to access the store.
    • The step(s) is not/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.
  • Entrance Details View
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 0.9cm - 3cm.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).

Inside Access

  • Inside Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the store.
    • The store does not play background music.
    • There is a/are headset hearing assistance system(s) in the store.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) is/are located at all tills/counters within the store.
    • There is not a cash machine in the store.
    • There is a/are wheelchair(s) available to borrow.
    • Trolleys designed for the use of wheelchair users are available.
  • Order and Collect View
    • There is an Order and Collect service in the store.
    • Customers can obtain online Order and Collect items from the food information counter.
  • Additional Department Products View
    • The store sells a limited amount of products relating to the following department(s); Home and Beauty.

Food Hall

  • Food Hall View
    • The Food Hall is located ahead as you enter.
    • There is step free access to the Food Hall.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Food Hall aisle(s).
  • Till(s)/Counter(s) View
    • There is a food information counter.
    • There is step free access to the food information counter.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the food information counter.
    • The height of the food information counter is 95cm.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • There is a/are checkout(s) and high activity till(s) in the Food Hall.
    • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 95cm.
    • The height of the high activity till(s) is/are 89cm.
    • The height of the lowered section of the high activity till(s) is 69cm.

Menswear

  • Menswear View
    • Menswear is located to the rear of the store as you enter the King Street entrance.
    • There is step free access to Menswear.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Menswear aisle(s).

Womenswear

  • Womenswear View
    • Womenswear is located to the rear of the store as you enter the King Street entrance.
    • There is step free access to Womenswear.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Womenswear aisle(s).

Lingerie

  • Lingerie View
    • Lingerie is located to the rear of the store as you enter the King Street entrance.
    • There is step free access to Lingerie.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Lingerie aisle(s).

Babywear/Kidswear

  • Babywear/Kidswear View
    • Babywear/Kidswear is located to the rear of the store as you enter the King Street entrance.
    • There is step free access to Babywear/Kidswear.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Babywear/Kidswear aisle(s).

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an accessible toilet available within the store.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no standard toilets in the store.

Additional Information

  • Staff undertake regular internal awareness training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is not a home delivery service available from the store.

Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

  • This store is part of the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme.
  • The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme helps people with hidden disabilities which aren’t always obvious – such as autism, dementia and visual or hearing impairments.
  • For more information on this scheme please click here.